Joseph S. Topek

The Last of the Jewish Doughboys Ship Out

By Joseph S. Topek

Walter Lese lived during three centuries and witnessed some of modern history’s most earthshaking events. He was also one of the last surviving Jewish veterans of the First World War. With his passing, an occasion arises to mark the end of an era — and to remember a proud chapter of American Jewish history.World War I was the firstRead More

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